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Four generation of the William Fyfe Line are reproduced here though up to six generations are included on the Database.  This restriction is to prevent the publication of more recent material which may be sensitive and is largely unchecked.  That is not to say that some of the material below may not be sensitive and there will undoubtedly be errors and omissions in the information.  Corrections to the material and more detailed information are always welcomed.

Descendants of William Fyfe born c1770

1.  William Fyfe .

     Sgt. in Reay Fencibles - given as Ground Officer at  D. of dau.

     He married Catherine MacKay , married 19 Jun 1795 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                             Children:

            2.       i.     William Fyfe b. 29 Jun 1803.

                      ii.    Anne Fyfe , b. 7 May 1805 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .  She married Robert Sutherland , married 11 Jul 1834 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

            3.       iii.   Rhoderic Fyfe b. 25 May 1807.

                      iv.   Barbara Fyfe , b. 18 Jul 1809 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 17 Feb 1892 in Rose St., Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Unmarried.

                      v.    Donaldina Fyfe , b. 28 Dec 1811 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      vi.   Peter Fyfe , b. 4 Sep 1813 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      vii.  Georgina Fyfe , b. 3 Jan 1816 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 8 Jun 1900 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Unmarried.  D. Rpt. by Inspector of Poor - D. Heart Disease  - Pauper.

                      viii. James Fyfe , b. 18 Nov 1818 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      ix.   Catherine Fyfe , b. 17 Jul 1822 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

            4.       x.    John Fyfe b. 10 Jun 1828.

 Generation Two

 

2.  William Fyfe , b. 29 Jun 1803 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

     Crofter.

     He married Mary MacKay , d. 2 Dec 1876 in Cowgate, Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

     Mary: D. Obstruction of the Bowel - Rpt. by son Henry.

                             Children:

                      i.     William Fyfe , b. 21 Jan 1825.

                      ii.    Jane Fyfe , b. 8 Apr 1830, d. 19 Jul 1898.

                             D. Rpt. by Mary Cook Fyfe.

                      iii.   William Fyfe , b. 23 Nov 1833.

                      iv.   Henry Fyfe , b. 27 Aug 1836, d. 4 Apr 1902 in Wilson St. , Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                             Labourer/Navy Pensioner. D. Rpt. by sister-in-law, Jean Budge.

                             He married Annie Budge .

                             Annie: Annie had sister Jean Budge, Cowgate, Thurso.

3.  Rhoderic Fyfe , b. 25 May 1807 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , d. 4 Dec 1883 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

     D. Congestion of Lungs - Rpt. by son Peter.

     He married Ann Angus , married in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , b. 1816, d. 4 Jan 1889 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

     Ann: D. Rpt. by son Peter - D. Paralysis.

                             Children:

                      i.     Catherine Fyfe , b. 27 Aug 1836 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      ii.    Sarah Paterson Fyfe , b. 30 Mar 1838 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 13 Feb 1911 in New Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Unmarried - D. Rpt. by brother, Peter - Heart disease.

                      iii.   William Fyfe , b. 6 Sep 1840 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      iv.   Jane Fyfe , b. 8 Dec 1842 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      v.    John Fyfe , b. 1844, d. 10 May 1898 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                             D. Rpt. by brother Peter  - Phthisis. Unmarried.   Crofter.

            5.       vi.   Peter Fyfe b. 5 Apr 1855.

                      vii.  Mary Ann Paterson Fyfe , b. 3 Nov 1857 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      viii. Mary Cook Fyfe , b. 31 Oct 1860 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 23 Oct 1935 in New Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Unmarried  -  D. Rpt. by R.W.Fyfe, Nephew  - D. Malignant Ovary.

                      ix.   Alice Fyfe , b. 31 Oct 1860 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 20 Jun 1864 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             D. Rpt. by brother, John - Diphtheria. Unmarried.

4.  John Fyfe , b. 10 Jun 1828 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , occupation Pavement Worker.

     Name spelt Fife in some early records. General Labourer. Pavement Worker probably working at the Thurso Harbour as in the 1861census he is given as residing at the Braehead, Thurso. Living at Towerhill,Thurso in 1871.

     He married Christina MacKay , married 26 Dec 1851 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , b. 1833, d. 14 Jan 1901 in Neasden , England .

     Christina: D. at 80 Brownlow Road , Neasden at home of son.

                             Children:

                      i.     Isabella Fyfe , b. 1 Dec 1852 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                      ii.    William Fyfe , b. 19 Apr 1854 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                      iii.   John Fyfe , b. 22 May 1856 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

            6.       iv.   Henry Fyfe b. 11 Nov 1858.

                      v.    Angus Fyfe , b. 22 Oct 1860 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                             Angusina Fyfe D. 10 June 1884, 2 years old.  Illegitimate dau. Of Angus Fyfe and Barbara Falconer, Domestic, Grove Lane , Thurso – This Angus?

                      vi.   Peter Fyfe , b. 3 Jun 1863 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                      vii.  Annie Isabella Fyfe , b. 12 Oct 1864 in Canisbay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      viii. James Fyfe , b. 13 Jun 1867 in Canisbay, Caithness , Scotland .

                      ix.   Jane Fyfe , b. 20 Aug 1868 in Canisbay, Caithness , Scotland .

Generation Three

5.  Peter Fyfe , b. 5 Apr 1855 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 16 Dec 1940 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

     Gardener.   M. Wt. Donald Angus & Jessie Forbes. D. Rpt. by MaryFyfe,G-Dau.

     He married (1) Jessie Alexander , b. 1854, d. 13 Oct 1884 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

     Jessie: D. Rpt. by Husband.

     He married (2) Catherine Angus , married 20 Jun 1890 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , b. 1868, d. 11 Apr 1903 in New Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

     Catherine: From Sandside, Reay.  M. Wt. Donald Angus & Jessie Forbes. D. Rpt. By Husband  -  D. T.B.

                             Children by Jessie Alexander:

                      i.     Jessie Christine Fyfe , b. 21 Mar 1883 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 4 Jan 1960 in Achvarasdal, Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Unmarried  -  D. Heart Degeneration.

                      ii.    Roderick William Fyfe , b. 1 Oct 1884 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland, d. 3 Oct 1950 in Reay, Caithness, Scotland.

                             Joiner. D. Rpt. by Henry David Fairweather, Step-Son, Free Church Bld.,Bower.

                             He married Williamina Fairweather .

                             Williamina: Widow at M. to Roderick Fyfe.

                      iii.   Helen Ann Fyfe , b. 1890, d. 4 Jun 1893 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                             Unmarried  -  D. Rpt. by father  - Heart Disease.

                             Children by Catherine Angus:

                      iv.   John Fyfe , b. 1892, d. 19 Jan 1936 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                             Estate Labourer. D. Rpt. by Father  - 'Flu'.

                             He married Rosina Sharp Morrison .

                      v.    Helen Ann Janice Angus Fyfe , b. 1896.

                             Mother given as Janet Angus at M.  married widower, Thomas Nicol.

                             She married Thomas Nicol , married 22 Dec 1922 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland , b. 1880.

                             Thomas: Widower of 42 years of age at M. to Helen Ann Janice Angus Fyfe.

                      vi.   Janice Alice Lindsay Fyfe , b. 9 May 1898, d. 10 May 1898 in Reay, Caithness , Scotland .

                             D. Rpt. by Father  -  Premature Birth.

6.  Henry Fyfe , b. 11 Nov 1858 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland , d. 23 Jul 1882 in Not Thurso.

     M. Cert. age and B. date at variance.  D. date given on B. Cert. of Isabella MacKay's later children. Sailor in Merchant Service. M. Wt. Angus Fyfe & Henrietta Finlayson. Henry's wife had number of children after his death!

     He married Isabella MacKay , married 10 Jun 1881 in Wick manse, Wick, Caithness , Scotland , b. 4 Oct 1858 in Wick, Caithness , Scotland , d. 26 Feb 1916 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

     Isabella: On Isabella's B. and D. Cert. mother given as Isabella Hay but on M. Cert. mother given as Mary Sutherland.  M. of Isabella found but not Mary's - Either a second M. or more likely a mistake. Isabella had number of children after the death of her husband!

                             Children:

                      i.     John Fyfe or MacKay , d. 20 Mar 1882 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland .

                             D. Carnaby Lane - Scarlet Fever & Abcess of Throat - Rpt. by Father.

            7.       ii.    Henry Fyfe b. 1883.

                      iii.   Isabella Fyfe , b. 20 Feb 1885 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .  She married James Geddes .

                      iv.   Johanna Fyfe , b. 1887 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, d. 20 Nov 1955 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.  She married George Leo Campbell , d. 14 Jul 1939 in At Sea, SS Blairgowrie.

                             George: Died and buried at sea.  Aged 62 years. Boatswain.

                      v.    Thomas Fyfe or MacKay , b. 26 May 1890 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                      vi.   Andrew Fyfe or MacKay , b. 1 Jul 1893 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, d. 12 Jul 1893 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.

                             D. Infantile Dia. at Shore Street , Thurso.

                      vii.  Peter Donald Forbes Fyfe MacKay , b. 1 Jul 1893 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                             D. Bronchitis.

                      viii. Henrietta Fyfe or MacKay , b. 1895 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, d. 27 Jul 1909 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.

                             D. Meningitis.

                      ix.   Donald Fyfe or MacKay , b. 7 May 1912 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland , d. 3 Sep 1916 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

                             D. Fractured Skull - inquest held - D. Rpt. by Aunt, Joanna Campbell.

Generation Four

7.  Henry Fyfe , b. 1883 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, d. 29 Apr 1961 in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland.

     B. date uncertain.

     He married Wemyss Williamson Gunn , married 21 Apr 1927 in Thurso, Caithness , Scotland , b. 31 Aug 1890 in Rose Street , Thurso, Caithness , Scotland (daughter of Alexander Gunn and Mary Sutherland ),  census 1891 in Rose Street, Thurso, Caithness , Scotland , d. 29 Apr 1971 in Grove Lane , Thurso, Caithness , Scotland .

     Wemyss: D. Grove Lane   -  Buried Thurso Cemetery . M. Wt. Isabella Geddes (Fyfe) & George Bain from Mavsey, Lybster.

                             Children:

            8.       i.     Evelyn Mary Gunn Fyfe b. 26 May 1927.

            9.       ii.    Isobel Christina Gunn Fyfe b. 12 Dec 1930.

 

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28/01/2011